I’m glad a person of color is going to win Big Brother.

“The Cookout” Houseguests on Big Brother (Courtesy CBS)

I recorded a Swellcast a few weeks ago where I basically said I wanted this to happen, except at the time I said I wanted a Black person to win.

I said this because historically people of color are pitted against each other or kicked off early. When Black women get emotional on Big Brother, they are seen as volatile. It’s an easy way to put a target on them. Black men usually don’t even get that far…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Melissa Miles McCarter

Melissa Miles McCarter

1.2K Followers

Mommy who writes on the side about mental health, family, pop culture, feminism, and more. Editor of Popoff.us — Find out more linktr.ee/lissahoop